Everyone Has Heart Problems

Heart of Thorns by Bree Barton My rating: 4 of 5 stars The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? —Jeremiah 17:9 Heart of Thorns earned a place on my TBR shelf because I thought that this book was inspired by Sleeping Beauty. Just look at that thorny cover… Continue reading Everyone Has Heart Problems

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Boredom Can Be a Very Sharp Sword

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard My rating: 2 of 5 stars If I am a sword, I am a sword made of glass, and I feel myself beginning to shatter. Honestly, I would have enjoyed this book if it had been less than 440 pages. 300 pages would've sufficed. A lot of things do happen… Continue reading Boredom Can Be a Very Sharp Sword

Bitterness Conquered

Eden Conquered by Joelle Charbonneau My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, HarperCollins, for giving me an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. After everything he had done, and everything they had learned, she was still acting as his shield. Eden Conquered is probably the most fast-paced book I've read… Continue reading Bitterness Conquered

My Plain Governess

My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, Harper Collins, for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review. For everyone who's ever fallen for the wrong person, even though we agree that Mr. Darcy looks good on paper...and in a wet shirt. I absolutely loved My… Continue reading My Plain Governess

My Lady Bookworm

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand My rating: 5 of 5 stars The past is malleable and flexible, changing as our recollection interprets and re-explains what has happened. —Peter L. Berger I happily give My Lady Jane five, heavenly stars. This is possibly my most favorite book of 2016. As I write this review, I am… Continue reading My Lady Bookworm

Fantastical Divergence

The Queen's Rising by Rebecca Ross My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thank you, HarperCollins, for giving me an e-galley of this book in exchange for an honest review. I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading… Continue reading Fantastical Divergence

A Game of Tentative Hatred

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne My rating: 3.75 of 5 stars Every game you've ever played has been to engage with him. Talk to him. Feel his eyes on you. To try to make him notice you. When I first saw this book in one of my local bookstores, I was immediately attracted to… Continue reading A Game of Tentative Hatred